July 3 - The Port of Baltimore set a record for cargo handling during the first three months of 2016. The port's public marine terminals, managed by the Maryland Port Administration (MPA), handled 2.4 million tonnes of general cargo surpassing the previou
The Port of Baltimore saw a seven percent increase in market share for farm and construction machinery ro-ro cargoes; the gateway claims to be the USA's number one gateway for ro-ro cargoes with a 51 percent share of the market. HLPFI reported in December 2015 that Baltimore signed Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) to a new 30-year contract, replacing a 20-year deal set to expire in 2021.
The port stated that it has handled more cars than any other US port for five consecutive years; during Q1 2016 its market share rose 1.5 percent over the same period of 2015 - it now has a 22 percent share of the market.